Gregor Piatigorsky in Borough of Bristol - 1929

from Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky, page 173:

There were concerts in many cities, but I believe it was in Bristol that while playing a suite by Bach I heard frightening noises that completely disrupted my concentration to such a degree that I was forced to walk off-stage. “I have hallucinations- I am cracking up,” I thought in near panic. / “What has happened?” I saw the worried faces of Harold and Ivor. / What I had heard on the stage was so improbable and fantastic that I was afraid to be thought insane, but after a hesitation I said, “I heard, quite near me – I don’t know where it came from- well, what would you say if I …   more >>
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Gregor Piatigorsky, Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky (New York, 1976), p. 173. accessed: 2 July, 2022

location of experience: Borough of Bristol


Gregor Piatigorsky

Listening to

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Bach's Cello Suite
written by Bach
performed by Gregor Piatigorsky

Experience Information

Date/Time 1929
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sat, 14 Mar 2015 08:53:04 +0000
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:59:32 +0000